Barclays Center

Islanders moving to Brooklyn beginning in 2015
Islanders moving to Brooklyn beginning in 2015
News Billy Rennison 10/24/2012 at 2:10PM

Amid rumors of the New York Islanders fleeing the area, the team announced their moving 20 miles west. Islanders owner Charles Wang, along with Mayor Michael Bloomberg, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, Barclays Center majority owner Bruce Ratner and Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz announced that the Islanders would be heading to Brooklyn beginning with the [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/16/2012 at 7:34AM

TODAY’S FORECAST:  Tuesday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 61. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 10 to 20 mph. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 48. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Live Classical Music A special presentation of classical music featuring the artistry of soloist Lesley [...]

Lawsuit filed against NYC soda ban
Lawsuit filed against NYC soda ban
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 10/15/2012 at 2:25PM

A group of business associations have filed a lawsuit claiming that the New York City Board of Health does not have the authority to ban the sale of large-sized sodas and other sugary drinks, said one of the plaintiffs, the National Restaurant Association. “This lawsuit is about ensuring that the board of health respects the [...]

MLS unveils plans for Queens soccer stadium
MLS unveils plans for Queens soccer stadium
News Terence M. Cullen 10/05/2012 at 1:15PM

Major League Soccer (MLS) announced their rough plans for a soccer stadium in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park this morning, and hopes to reach an agreement with the city in the near future. “This is a project that we have been dreaming about since the league was founded many, many years ago in 1996,” said MLS Commissioner [...]

Headlines from around the web
Headlines from around the web
News Alexa Altman 9/29/2012 at 2:08PM

Dolphin washes ashore in Far Rockaway, dies shortly after Scientists were unable to save a sickly beached dolphin in Far Rockaway that died en route to a treatment center on Friday. Franly Estrella, 24, first spotted the 6-foot-long, 140-pound stranded creature at 9:30 a.m. at Beach 19th St. NYDailyNews Jay-Z concert highlights Barclays Center opening Brooklyn [...]

‘Don’t sell out’: Brooklyn holdouts’ message to Willets Point owners
‘Don’t sell out’: Brooklyn holdouts’ message to Willets Point owners
News Melissa Chan 9/28/2012 at 8:07AM

The battle against the behemoth billion dollar Barclays Center has long been lost for some Brooklynites, but leading opponents of the project are hoping the war waged against the city will be won in Willets Point. “Fight to the bitter end,” said Donald O’Finn, one of 14 Brooklyn plaintiffs that took state developers to court [...]

Barclays Center opens to fanfare, protests
Barclays Center opens to fanfare, protests
News Heather Chin 9/25/2012 at 12:28PM

After a decade of debates, lawsuits, hearings and more, Brooklyn officially welcomed its new sports arena, Barclays Center. It was a festive atmosphere inside the 675,000-square-foot arena, where business, political and sports leaders from around the city and state gathered on Friday, September 21, to get a peek at the 18,000-plus-seat basketball court and the [...]